[CentOS] Dear Centos Mailing List, If you can't find in google, try JUSTDIAL.COM

Brian Mathis brian.mathis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 16:25:57 UTC 2010


On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 10:31 AM, Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com> wrote:
> Ralph Angenendt wrote on Wed, 06 Jan 2010 12:45:19 +0100:
>
>> Hmmm. The latter is LinkedIn - I don't really want to block that :)
>
> yes, and they have been spamming this list already several times. It's
> getting annoying over time.
>
>> I would have to do that on the system level (well, mailserver) - but I
>> won't do that for several reasons.
>
> Ok, I can understand that, in case you don't want to block other
> recipients on that server getting mail from linkedin.
> However, then you cannot block much at all as most of this stuff will not
> have a common hostname in the address. You could at least block
> badoo.com then (spanish linkin or so), they use their own domain according
> to that recent spam.
>
> With the LinkIn spam I was thinking that this must have been list members
> uploading their addressbook. But it appears to me now that you allow non-
> members to post to the list. I've never thought that's a good idea.

I had hoped that the people on this list are smart enough to know that
you don't upload your entire address book to some social networking
site so they can spam everyone.  Unfortunately it's obviously not the
case.

> Kai


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